Jeweler steps in to save one man’s proposal
A Florida couple has risen above the snafu of accidentally donating a $6,000 engagement ring to Goodwill, thanks to the generosity of the staff at a family-owned jewelry store.
Jeweler, family held overnight in home invasion
Police in the town of Greece, a suburb of Rochester, N.Y., are searching for three suspects accused of keeping two jewelry store workers and their adult son tied up in their home for hours in order to rob the store.
WJA announces date for ‘Jewelry Night Out’
The WJA will host its second annual “Jewelry Night Out” event next month, inviting designers, retailers and editors to network in cities across the country as well as in Hong Kong.
For the jeweler: A new growth opportunity
In today’s ultra-competitive retail environment, sales, margin and market share are increasingly hard to come by, columnist Jan Brassem writes. That’s why retailers shouldn’t be afraid to step outside their ‘comfort zone’ and consider acquisition as a way to grow their business.
In age of experiential spending, jewelry holds its own
Retail spending was up again in the month of July as the economy continues to slowly climb out of the recession and consumers spend on experiences and fine jewelry, which is seen as an investment because of its permanence, over gone-tomorrow material goods, according to MasterCard.